Smith and Wesson revolver, N°3 first model. One of the 1000ex of the US Army contract
United States - circa 1870
Steel and wood
Length: 33.8 cm; barrel length: 20.2 cm
Caliber: 44 S&W American
Round barrel, rifled, with top band marked :
SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS USA PAT JULY 10 60 JAN 17 FEB 17 JULY 11 65 & AUG 24-69
And marked US with A and P punches
This is one of 1500 examples with oiling hole under the lower barrel reinforcement.
Steel frame with A and P hallmarks.
Lock stamped M4.
Wooden plates with serial number.
Stock stamped with its number 1681.
Very good condition. Blue to 30%. Clear barrel scratches, very little play and good indexing.
Only 1000 were supplied to the US Army.
Delevery information :
All items are sent by registered mail, insured.
Rates on request.
Delivery and installation possible.